Deputy Manager Care Home, Andover

Location: Andover, SP11 6JS
Position: Fixed Term Contract
Salary: £28,000.00 per annun

Job Description

We are recruiting for an exciting opportunity to join our Team as Deputy Care Home Manager! This is a 12 month full time contract to cover maternity leave.

Job Role:

To deputise for the Home Manager in their absence and support them in ensuring the day-to-day effectiveness and regulatory compliance of the home are always maintained.

Reporting to the Home Manager, you will also lead on service delivery, continuously reviewing it, and collaborating with Team Leaders for continuous improvement. Additionally, you will provide relevant advice, guidance, and support to all colleagues in the Care home to ensure best practices in care for people living with disabilities, including Autism and Learning Disabilities.

You will take a lead role in championing disability specialist care and support, embedding the Aster Way and the Skills for Care Code of Conduct for Social Care Workers England in your own working practices and those of team members. Moreover, you will promote person-centered care in all aspects of service delivery, maximizing the choice, dignity, and control of residents, and take the lead and oversight of activities for residents in the home.

Experience Required

Experience Required:

  • Supervisory experience in relevant care setting.
  • Experience of Support planning, care programme approach and care management.
  • Experience of person-centred working.
  • To pass our DBS check or be on the DBS update service.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and demonstrate the ability to organise own workload and set priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to build and maintain professional relationships with GPs, social workers etc.
  • In absence of home manager, ability to lead, motivate and manage a team of care colleagues.
  • Knowledge of CQC regulatory standards and how those are demonstrated in practice.
  • Medication management skills and knowledge of best practice.
  • Commitment to promoting good practice and deliver the highest quality care and support.
  • Commitment to developing, embedding and to role model Aster Way and Skills for Care Code of Conduct for Social Care Workers England.


    Qualifications Health and Social Care Level 4 Diploma or equivalent)


    Able to travel across Aster Group locations to fulfil the objectives of the job. Prepared to work flexible hours as required to meet the objectives of the post. To work on a rolling rota including shift patterns that compromise evenings, nights, weekends, and public holidays as required and to be flexible to change.
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